fbpx skip to Main Content


Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018-2019, 18th Street Arts Center is one of the top artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California. Conceived as a radical think tank in the shape of an artist community, 18th Street supports artists from around the globe to imagine, research, and develop significant, meaningful new artworks and share them with the public to foster radical imagination, empathy, and positive social change.

Keep up to date with upcoming artists, news and events

Check out our new Borderless Patreon membership!

Become a member today and support our work - and get lots of great benefits!

Already a Borderless Patreon member? Bookmark https://18thstreet.org/borderless-member-portal to access all of your member benefits quickly.


Ranu Mukherjee, what we lose is all around us, 2021. 72 x 96 inches (182.9 x 106.7 cm), Pigment, Cristalina, UV inkjet print and silk and cotton sari fabric on linen. Courtesy of the artist.

Ranu Mukherjee | Dear Future

September 6, 2022 - March 4, 2023

Carmela Morales | Holiday Poinsettia Workshop

December 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

18th Street Arts Center Annual Winter Party

December 10, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Creative Roundtable: Erika Anderson

December 15, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Carmela Morales | Holiday Poinsettia Workshop

December 16, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Pei-Chi Kuo | Salute to A Palm Tree

PEI-CHI KUO Salute to A Palm Tree Curatorial Statement by Venus Lau Kuo’s series of …read more


The Broadway Project is a long-term arts and culture project led by the Quinn Research …read more

Sara Daleiden | Recovery Justice: Being Well

As part of her artist project for 18th Street Arts Center’s Commons Lab: Place and …read more

Back To Top